Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL4.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

It was discovered that named did not invalidate previously cached SIG
records when adding an NCACHE record for the same entry to the cache.
A remote attacker allowed to send recursive DNS queries to named could
use this flaw to crash named. (CVE-2010-3613)

After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f6fb830

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60924 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3613